New benefits for CAJ members: Henry's and Spundge

OTTAWA, Feb. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists is pleased to offer two new discounts to members.

Henry's Canada corporate rate:
Henry's and the CAJ have joined together to offer CAJ members access to Professional level Photo, Digital, Video, and Audio equipment through the Henry's Commercial Department.

It's as easy as contacting the CAJ to get the information you need to save time and money and have access to Professional level service and pricing and a huge range of cameras, microphones, and video gear.  Henry's has retail outlets in Ontario with a website that will take sales and ship to anywhere, so this perk is available to all CAJ members regardless of where you are located. The corporate means you'll always get the best price.

Spundge PRO discount:
Plus, for a limited time, members get a discounted rate on Spundge PRO, an "end-to-end platform for content discovery, curation and creation that brings sanity to editorial workflow." The curation and publishing platform is used by journalists at Digital First Media, Quartz, National Journal, the Vancouver Sun, and other news outlets to track topics  for beats and quickly discover and curate content from social  networks and news sources. CAJ members can sign up until March 31 for a 12-month subscription to Spundge PRO and lock in the beta price of $9 per month. CAJ members who sign up after March 31 (or when the beta period ends) will receive a special discount rate of 15 per cent for a 12-month subscription.

To obtain information on how to take advantage of these benefits, please contact your CAJ support team.

The Canadian Association of Journalists is always trying to better serve its members. In addition to a discounted rate on fees for the annual CAJ conference, other members' only benefits include:

Membership cards:
Membership cards are free to qualifying members as part of the CAJ membership fee. Want to be a card-carrying member? Learn more here.

The CAJ offers deep discounts on shopping, entertainment and travel through its partnership with perkopolis. These are available to members across Canada (offers will vary depending on what perkopolis arranges). This benefit is FREE, but only available to members in good standing.

For more details click here.

Manulife Financial health and dental plans
The CAJ is pleased to offer its members a group health benefit plan through Manulife Financial.

Various levels of coverage are available to members in good standing who do not have coverage through their employer or may wish to supplement whatever coverage they already receive. The plan rates and coverage may vary from province to province, but this perq is available to all CAJ members across Canada.

For more details click here.

Not a member? The CAJ is offering NEW lower student membership rates: only $20 per year, a savings of $10 for students enrolled in journalism programs. First-time members can now join for only $45 (regularly $75) for one year or lock in the savings at $90 for two years.

The Canadian Association of Journalists is a professional organization with hundreds of members across Canada. The CAJ's primary roles are public-interest advocacy work and professional development for its members.

SOURCE: Canadian Association of Journalists

For further information:

Hugo Rodrigues, CAJ president - 519-756-2020 ext. 2226, 519-535-8680 cell,

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